Archive for June 10th, 2012

Store Clerk Spanks Robber

(Video Link) Two would-be robbers in Gatineau, Quebec experienced a major victim selection failure last Tuesday. They walked into Zhen Yang's convenience store, pointed knives at him and demanded money. Yang fou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/store-clerk-spanks-robber/

My Little Pony Kirk and Spock

Master ponysmith Sara Bean made these excellent Star Trek ponies. Notice her attention to detail on the Spock figure, which features the IDIC symbol, pointed ears and, of course, a horn protruding from his f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/my-little-pony-kirk-and-spock/

Felted Jellyfish

Thanks to airbrushing and light-up tentacles, Christine Prusha's felted jellyfish looks startlingly realistic. The other works in her Flickr stream are equally impressive. Daylight Photo and Dark Photo -via Makeje...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/felted-jellyfish/

Skeleton Key Necklace

Skeleton Key Necklace - $9.95 Are skeletons and pirates the key to your beloved's heart? Get them the amazing Skeleton Key Necklace from the NeatoShop. This fantastic accessory is handcrafted to look like a key compos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/skeleton-key-necklace/

Circuit Board Business Card

[YouTube clip] Engineer Cody Shaw wanted a business card that stands out, so he built one out of a tiny circuit board. Cody explains: I s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/circuit-board-business-card-2/

Giant Tortoises End Marriage After 115 Years

They've been together since ... well, since before any of us are alive, actually - but 115 years apparently is long enough. The century-old marriage between giant tortoises Bibi and Po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/giant-tortoises-end-marriage-after-115-years/

Newspaper Prints Front Page in Binary

The Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) is going digital-only, so to commemorate its first online edition, it printed a frontpage in binary code. Link - via Engad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/newspaper-prints-front-page-in-binary/

The Gastric Subway

Steven McGaughey is a medical student by day and "design nerd" by night. He created this clever map, The Gastric Subway, a tongue-in-cheek subway map version of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/the-gastric-subway/

Minesweeper Post Card

Remember the classic computer game Minesweeper? Korean design studio Connect design has ported that over into meatspace. Behold, the scratch Minesweeper post card that you "play&q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/minesweeper-post-card/

How the Mantis Shrimp Can Revolutionize Body Armor

Mantis shrimp, which ironically is neither mantis nor shrimp, sure knows how to pack a punch. The bright orange fist-like club of the mantis-shrimp, which it uses to crack open clam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/how-the-mantis-shrimp-can-revolutionize-body-armor/

Swumanoid: Robot That Swims Like a Human

[YouTube Clip] Think you'd be safe on the water when the Robocalypse happens, humans? Think again:  ... researchers Chung Changhyun and Mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/swumanoid-robot-that-swims-like-a-human/

Kinsight: Kinect-Based System of Keeping Track of Household Items

The days of losing your wallet, keys, and TV remote may be numbered, thanks to research by computer scientist Shahriar Nirjon and John Stankovic at the University of Virginia in Charlo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/kinsight-kinect-based-system-of-keeping-track-of-household-items/

P'Zolo by Pizza Hut

What do you get when you combine pizza with sub sandwich? Neatoramanauts, meet the P'zolos, the newest creation from Pizza Hut (who also brought you the hot dog stuffed crust...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/pzolo-by-pizza-hut/

How to Car Camp in a Toyota Prius

Earlier this year, we posted a report of a camper conversion kit for the Prius, but it was a permanent alteration that cost USD $40,000.  Now a removable tent extension has been developed by Habitents. Habitents do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/how-to-car-camp-in-a-toyota-prius/

The Incredible Hulk Cookie Jar

The Incredible Hulk Cookie Jar - $54.95 Do you get really angry when somebody snags the last of your favorite cookies? Protect your precious sweets with the Incredible Hulk Cookie Jar from the NeatoShop. This fantasti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/the-incredible-hulk-cookie-jar/

Lightning Over Greece

Zeus must've been really angry! Photographer Chris Kotsiopoulos (previously on Neatorama) took this photo sequence of 70 lightning over Ikaria Island, Greece: Fire...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/lightnings-over-greece/

The Cannonball Run

The Kessel Run is normally 18 parsecs. Who will finish it first in this new movie starring Dom DeLuise as as Chewbacca and Sammy Davis Jr. as Boba Fett? Link -via Super Punch | Image: Old Red JalopyStar Wars, movi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/the-cannonball-run/

Alligator Guitar

Rhinehart of Athens, Ohio sculpts and paints beautifully eccentric but fully functional guitars. Many are shaped like fish, the rear ends of horses, birds and dragons. This alligator is a lap steel guitar: Model...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/10/alligator-guitar/
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